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::: tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
::: expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
::: conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
::: verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
::: paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
::: nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction